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Third Thursday Event Coming Back to Skiatook

Jul 10, 2020

Skiatook’s Third Thursday in the park will be back next week at the Skiatook Central Park starting at 6 p.m. There will be vendors, food trucks and live music from Cliff Top to provide entertainment for the entire family. The Skiatook Chamber of Commerce encourages everyone to come out ... read more »

Friday COVID-19 Update

Jul 10, 2020

The State of Oklahoma’s COVID-19 spike continues as 596 new cases are being reported by the Oklahoma State Department of Health in its Friday situation update. Six new deaths are being reported statewide, none of them locally. 31 active cases are being listed in Washington County, an in ... read more »

Eligible Oklahoma Families Approved to P-EBT

Jul 10, 2020

The United States Department of Agriculture and Food and Nutrition Service recently announced Oklahoma’s approval to operate a Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer program through funding provided under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. P-EBT provides extra food benefits for ... read more »

OU President Addresses Latest Guidance from ICE

Jul 10, 2020

President Joseph Harroz Jr. and Interim Senior Vice President and Provost Jill Irvine sent out a letter this week to the University of Oklahoma community. While the COVID-19 pandemic has brought seemingly endless disruptions to all of us, president Harroz said international students have expe ... read more »

Grand Opening of Tower Center at Unity Square Tonight

Jul 10, 2020

After 5 years in the making, the grand opening of the Tower Center at Unity Square takes place tonight in downtown Bartlesville.   The ribbon cutting ceremony is set to start at 5:50 p.m. this evening to celebrate the official opening of the Tower Center at Unity Square.  &n ... read more »

Gov. Stitt Weighs In on Mask Debate

Jul 10, 2020

Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt says he remains opposed to mandating that residents wear masks, although he won't stop local municipalities from doing so. The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported 603 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, bringing to 18,496 the number of confirmed ... read more »

Oklahoma State Department of Health Launches Color-Coded COVID-19 Alert System

Jul 10, 2020

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) today launched a new COVID-19 alert system that offers the public and local elected officials a clear method to recognize and communicate the current COVID-19 risk level in each county and to guide health behaviors. The Oklahoma COVID-19 Alert Sy ... read more »

Thousands Stand with Tulsa Police, Honor Sgt. Johnson

Jul 09, 2020

The Bartlesville Police Department like many agencies across the State of Oklahoma headed to Tulsa on Thursday to pay respects to a Tulsa police officer that lost his life during a routine traffic stop over a week ago. The audio feature for this story can be found here. Joining the BPD wa ... read more »

Cavalcade Rodeo Set to Kick Off Next Week

Jul 09, 2020

The Cavalcade Rodeo in Pawhuska is set to kick off next Monday and a fun-filled week is sure to be had by all.   Beginning at 7 p.m. that Monday, a queen's horsemanship contest will start off the week at the Osage County Fairgrounds. The first rodeo is set to take place on T ... read more »

Over Two Pounds of Marijuana Found During Traffic Stop

Jul 09, 2020

A man was arrested in Bartlesville on Tuesday night with over two pounds of marijuana in his possession. Gabrian Walls appeared in front of a judge at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday. Recommended charges in the case are possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of ... read more »

Public Divided on Mask Wearing Issue

Jul 09, 2020

It has become a divisive issue in the state of Oklahoma as to whether local municipalities should require the wearing of masks in public spaces. Recently, the City of Norman passed a mandate requiring masks. The City of Bartlesville did not directly address this issue during its most recent meeti ... read more »

Bartlesville Man Allegedly Punches Out Car Window

Jul 09, 2020

A Bartlesville man was arrested after allegedly breaking the windshield of a vehicle. Brian Neal appeared out of custody at the Washington County Courthouse on Thursday. Neal was picked up on a warrant this week for the March 30 incident. He was charged with a misdemeanor count of damage to priva ... read more »

Blood Drive Gives You Chance to Get Free Antibody Test

Jul 09, 2020

You will have a chance to receive a free COVID-19 antibody test by participating in a blood drive on the Osage Nation campus on Tuesday, July 21st beginning at 9:30 a.m. An appointment is needed to donate. To schedule the appointment, call 918-287-5482.   Your test results will be ma ... read more »

Join #TeamLucy in Dewey This Weekend

Jul 09, 2020

Join #TeamLucy this weekend for a strike out cancer benefit. Beginning at 6 p.m. this Friday, there will be a $5 dinner plate, live band, snow cones, dunk tank, T-shirts and raffle tickets at Don Tyler Park in Dewey to help raise funds for #TeamLucy.   That Saturday and Sunday will f ... read more »

Jones Says it is Important to Pay Employees Correct Amount of Time

Jul 09, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic taking place, the Osage County Courthouse and other county-owned buildings have been closed. There is a policy in place on how county workers should be paid when forced to be off for no fault of their own, but district one commissioner Randall Jones wants to make sure e ... read more »